Rachel Elizabeth Zumbro and Erik Richard Self were united in marriage on Oct. 2, 2010, at the Dale United Methodist Church in Dale, Ohio. Justin McKown officiated the customized, handwritten ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Debra Hartleben of Belpre and D. Duane and Lucinda Zumbro of Dale. She is the granddaughter of Betty Kesterson of Vincent, Hubert and Shirley Hartleben of Dale, and E. Elaine Zumbro of Belpre.
The bridegroom is the son of S. Jeannine and Earl Combs of Lower Salem and Jerry and Sandy Self of Beverly. He is the grandson of Wilda Bachelor of Waterford and Mercedes Self of Beverly.
The bride was escorted down the aisle by friend Mark Ponchak of Columbus. She wore an ivory and black custom-made strapless gown with a sweetheart bodice and a full skirt adorned with silver embroidery and crystals, a crystal peacock hairpin with an ivory birdcage veil, and for the reception, a vintage black hat with a black birdcage veil. She carried a bouquet of ivory roses, crystal-centered stephanotis and peacock feathers.
Bridesmaids were Heather Smith of Chicago, Ill., Debbie Hartleben of Belpre, Nicole Leister of Malta and Becky Forrest of Waterford. The bridesmaids wore vintage-inspired three-fourth length dresses in black with crystal accents, and carried bouquets of roses, lotus and feathers.
Groomsmen were Jacob Hinton of Hilliard, Ohio, Terry Woomer of Watertown, Brant Brooks of Waterford and Steve Forrest of Waterford.
A reading was given by Lori Greene, friend of the bride and groom. Guitar and vocals for the ceremony were performed by Jesse Forrest and Tony Clark of Waterford, friends of the bride and groom.
A reception was held immediately after the ceremony at the Eagles Club in Beverly.
The couple celebrated their honeymoon in Nashville, Tenn., and reside in Waterford.